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A back to school activity based on the bilingual children’s book Nelly’s Box

A back to school activity based on the bilingual children’s book Nelly’s Box

[ 0 ] 27/09/2022 |

Elementary school educator Sophia Zoraki read “Nelly’s Box” to her new students (2nd grade) and used the English Greek bilingual book edition to develop an interactive activity that would help welcome the children and get to know each other. This is what she did: 1st day-The kids brought to school small cardboard storage boxes; 1 […]

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Bilingual books in 50 languages – Free to download for 3 days!

Bilingual books in 50 languages – Free to download for 3 days!

[ 0 ] 23/09/2022 |

📚Bilingual children’s books in 50 languages – Free to download for 3 days📚 Hi everyone, I have some big news to share! As of today, you can find bilingual books of mine in English + 50 languages, including all the 24 EU official languages (paperbacks and eBooks)! To celebrate this, you can now download all […]

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My identity crisis growing up in numerous cultures

My identity crisis growing up in numerous cultures

[ 0 ] 13/09/2022 |

Chapter 3. My identity crisis growing up in numerous cultures by Yui Mikuriya Click here for the index and access all the chapters. My name, Yui, means “to connect” in Japanese, so perhaps because of that, I have always wanted to help connect people and bring cultures together. Have you ever heard of “third culture […]

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Why urging our children to embrace different cultures and learn different languages matters

Why urging our children to embrace different cultures and learn different languages matters

[ 0 ] 13/09/2022 |

4. Why urging our children to embrace different cultures and learn different languages matters by Dr. Ute Limacher-Riebold Click here for the index and access all the chapters. Like many others who were born in one country, brought up in another (or more), and then moved to other places, I used to struggle when people […]

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The 5 most common challenges a parent faces while raising a multicultural kid and how to address them

The 5 most common challenges a parent faces while raising a multicultural kid and how to address them

[ 0 ] 13/09/2022 |

5. The 5 most common challenges a parent faces while raising a multicultural kid and how to address them by Vivian Chiona, Dr. Brigitte Vittrup, Elisavet Arkolaki Click here for the index and access all the chapters. A dialogue between a third culture child (TCK) and his classmate. When the latter asked, “Where do you […]

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5 mistakes parents make when trying to raise bilingual children

5 mistakes parents make when trying to raise bilingual children

[ 0 ] 13/09/2022 |

6. 5 mistakes parents make when trying to raise bilingual children by Rita Rosenback Click here for the index and access all the chapters. When I was born, way back then in a little village in Finland, my circumstances made me predestined to grow up bilingual. Why do I say this? My parents, unbeknown to […]

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Confident moms raise confident kids – On finding your tribe abroad

Confident moms raise confident kids – On finding your tribe abroad

[ 0 ] 13/09/2022 |

9. Confident moms raise confident kids – On finding your tribe abroad by Lisa Ferland Click here for the index and access all the chapters. “Please let him get the job, please let him get the job, please let him get the job,” I kneeled on the floor of my bedroom in Atlanta, Georgia, and […]

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Media influences on children

Media influences on children

[ 0 ] 13/09/2022 |

10. Media influences on children by Dr. Brigitte Vittrup Click here for the index and access all the chapters. Children these days spend a lot of time with various forms of screen media, including television, computers, websites, video games, and cell phones. Research shows that children in industrialized nations spend upwards of 6-8 hours per […]

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Raising multilingual children with additional needs abroad

Raising multilingual children with additional needs abroad

[ 0 ] 13/09/2022 |

8. Raising multilingual children with additional needs abroad by Dr. Ute Limacher-Riebold Click here for the index and access all the chapters. One of the longest-lasting myths concerning multilingualism is that children with additional needs should not become multilingual, or if they already are using a minority language at home, they should stop using it. […]

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Language delays in multilingual children: what are they and what to do about them

Language delays in multilingual children: what are they and what to do about them

[ 0 ] 13/09/2022 |

7. Language delays in multilingual children: what are they and what to do about them by Dr. Mary-Pat O’Malley-Keighran Click here for the index and access all the chapters. The first important thing to know is that speaking two or more languages does not cause any speech and language delays or disorders. If your child […]

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